Monday, 23 July 2012

M22


M22 / NGC 6656 / Great Sagittarius cluster
Constellation - Sagitarrius
Globular cluster

Location - Narkurs
Date - 23/7/12
Time - 2315-2345
Seeing - II
SQM - 21.13 (NELM 6.1)

Telescope - 12" f/5 dob
EP - 13mm Ethos x117 TFoV 0˚51

Sketch materials - White pastels/ink pen on black paper

Sketch notes
Very impressive globular which was easily resolved all the way to the centre. The actual cluster seemed a little more open compared to M5/M13 but not quite as bright in appearance.

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